How little must actually be done to establish an alternative investment fund (AIF) authorized to manage large sums on behalf of investors?
That question has become all the more relevant after AMWatch's sister media, FinansWatch, recently reported on a Danish financial company Pillious. Here, several knowledgeable sources commented on a series of problematic issues with the firm, for instance, a highly impressive posited history of returns that numerous parties consider highly improbable.
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